The incident took place in Taksim Gezi Park. A person who came to see the Iranian tourist walking in the park, showed him the broken glass bottle in his hand and told him to give the valuables on it. The frightened tourist gave his cell phone and 2,000 lire to the attacker.
As the suspect quickly fled, tourist police, who enlisted the help of the Iranian tourist, launched a search of the surrounding area.
The suspect, who was seen by the tourist next to the police at Taksim metro station, was arrested by the police. The suspect and the Iranian tourist were taken to the police station.